Copy of Past Modals
Upper Intermediate level
To review and practice the TL (Past Modals) the learners worked on during the previous session.
To provide fluency for the learners by leading them to use the TL in a free environment
Procedure (23-40 minutes)
Teacher greets the learners and ansks how they feel and elicits what they learned during the previous session with Afroze. CCQ If we want to talk about something certain in the past what modal form we can use? to elicit (must have + P.P) If we want to talk about possibility in the past what modal verb we can use? to elicit (may/might have + P.P) If we want to speak about uncertainty If we want to talk about the
a) The teacher models the activity by writing an example sentence on the board and asks the learners if they could complete the sentence with a Past Modal form using the verb in the brackets. Example: 'You bought a new watch today.You arrived home but you couldn't find the watch' You...................(leave) it at the shop. The teacher elicits some answers from the class and tells them they should complete the gaps in exercise two with an appropriate past modal and the correct form of the verb in brackets. b) The teacher tells the learners that they're going to to listen to six people talking about one of the sentences a-f. 1. The teacher tells the learners to read the sentence a-f for one minute. 2. The teacher plays the first recording and elicits for the correct answer. 3. The teacher plays the rest of the recordings and asks the learners to listen and match. 4. The learners match the conversations with the sentences and check their answers with a partner. 5, The teacher plays the conversations again. The learners listen and check.
c) The teacher models the activity by writing the example sentence on the board. A: Oh no! / lost / my wallet ----Oh no! I've lost my wallet------ B: Where / last / have it? ----------------------------------------------------- The learners will be given the handout. The should work individually and try to make sentences by the given clues. Then, the learners will check their answers with a partner and finally the teacher provides the answer key. The learners try to act out the conversation with a partner(s). Depends on time.
a) The teacher models the activity by telling the learners some stories about his past (not necessarily true!) b) Students work in pars and try to use the TL and make conversations. c) The teacher monitors the activity and notes down mistakes to give the feedback at the end of the session.